Coverage of 2006 Mount Mitchell Marathon

Here’s coverage of the 2006 Mount Mitchell Marathon which takes place on the last weekend of each February.

Mount Mitchell Challenge, Black Mountain Marathon attracts new
Asheville Citizen-Times – NC,USA
first footrace. No, it’s not your average hometown 5K. It’s the grueling, infamous, 40-mile Mount Mitchell Challenge. The 30-year
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Challenge and marathon bring in top runners for the weekend
Black Mountain News – NC, USA
toll road and dirt trails from the center of Black Mountain, at 2,400 feet above sea level, up more than 4,000 feet to the summit of Mount Mitchell, at 6,684

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